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June 5, 2018 9:39 AM U of I, Microsoft help students with autism pursue careers

U of I, Microsoft help students with autism pursue careers The University of Illinois and Microsoft are launching a new partnership to help students with autism pursue science and technology careers. Microsoft is investing $200,000 in the Accessibility Lighthouse Program, which started Monday. Harold Javid of Microsoft says the partnership will use advances 71

May 31, 2018 9:38 PM Bill Gates, wife being sued by cleaning woman who fell in their house

Bill Gates, wife being sued by cleaning woman who fell in their house Billionaire Bill Gates and his wife, Melinda, have been ordered to testify in a slip-and-fall lawsuit filed in Palm Beach County by a former cleaning lady who worked in their Wellington ranch. The famous couple, whose wealth as of today is estimated to be $92.6 billion, don't have to return 61

May 7, 2018 5:17 PM Brazil court tells Microsoft to ease data-sharing opt-out

Brazil court tells Microsoft to ease data-sharing opt-out A Brazilian federal court has ordered Microsoft to make it easier for users of its Windows 10 operating system to opt out of providing personal data to the software giant. Prosecutors in Sao Paulo filed a civil action last month that accused the Redmond, Washington-based company of violating Brazilian 71

May 3, 2018 3:29 AM North Korea Denies Allegations of Hacking a U.N. Sanctions Database

(UNITED NATIONS) — North Korea on Wednesday dismissed as “nonsense” what it said was a U.S. claim that Pyongyang hacked the database of the United Nations committee that monitors sanctions against the North, saying the Trump administration should instead be working toward peace. North Korea’s U.N. Mission said in a press statement that linking the country 64

April 29, 2018 6:31 PM U.S. Tax Revamp Weakens Case for Companies to Shift Profit Overseas

While strategy to get firms to invest at home has some problems, ‘you can certainly not have the U.S. be a chump’ WASHINGTON—The U.S. tax law passed in December aimed to remove the features of the old tax system that gave American companies a strong incentive to put their profits, factories and headquarters overseas. Under the old system, a 35% domestic 45

April 18, 2018 10:05 PM Satellite Project Draws Airbus, SoftBank, Bill Gates as Investors

EarthNow plans to launch some 500 small satellites to offer video coverage of the world Airbus SE and two of the world’s most recognizable tech billionaires, Microsoft Corp. founder Bill Gates and SoftBank Group Corp. Chief Executive Masayoshi Son, propose to build and launch some 500 small satellites intended to provide unmatched video coverage of the globe 95

April 17, 2018 9:43 PM Supreme Court Drops Case Pitting Justice Department Against Microsoft

Case rendered ‘moot’ after Congress passes legislation giving law enforcement access to overseas data WASHINGTON—The Supreme Court on Tuesday dropped a case that examined whether emails and other data stored overseas are subject to U.S. search warrants, after Congress passed a law that allows such actions. The case had pitted federal and state authorities 55

April 17, 2018 12:11 AM Microsoft turns to former rival to improve internet security

Microsoft is turning to a former rival to improve the security of computing devices. Microsoft President Brad Smith said Monday at the RSA security conference in San Francisco that the company will use software based on the Linux operating system, not its own Windows operating system, for new security features to protect internet-connected toys and other 126

April 12, 2018 2:00 PM L.A.’s New Playa Vista Neighborhood Is Where Silicon Valley Meets Southern California

The Los Angeles district of Playa Vista is home to Facebook and Microsoft offices, and a growing number of residents seeking an urban lifestyle Playa Vista, a newly built neighborhood on the west side of Los Angeles, lacks much of what locals consider luxury. There are no estates, sweeping views or movie-star enclaves. Yet houses are selling for over $4 million 94

April 6, 2018 6:02 AM Saudis Want Fewer Weapons, More Disney in U.S. Business Talks

Crown Prince Mohammed bin Salman has met with top executives from Amazon, Microsoft and other companies in Hollywood and Silicon Valley LOS ANGELES—Saudi Crown Prince Mohammed bin Salman has courted a slew of American tech and entertainment heavyweights to bring everything from data centers to cinemas to Saudi Arabia, part of his push to transform the country 77